Party Planning Ideas

Home Canning Party

Home Canning Party with Friends

Grab your girlfriends and use these easy tips to organize a home canning party.

handmade flag banner

Idea Gallery: Bunting Flag Banner

Reader adapts our banner idea and stitches festive fabric flag bunting for local fair.

Garden party food on tray

Garden Party

Enjoy fresh air, flavor and fun with this delightful garden party plan.

Fun mailer for a Turn inexpensive plastic bottles into unique DIY baby shower invitation.

DIY Baby Shower Invites

Turn inexpensive plastic bottles into unique DIY baby shower invitations.

Spring Party Daffodil Centerpiece

Daffodil Centerpiece

Bring spring’s bounty and color inside with a fresh and fun daffodil centerpiece.

Nostalgic Potluck Party Idea

1950s Potluck Party

This potluck party idea took a group of friends on a tasty trip back in time to the fabulous 50s, complete with aprons and potluck dishes.

How to Set Your Holiday Tablescape

How to Set Your Holiday Tablescape

Create a festive tablescape from on-hand items for your family’s Christmas and New Year’s gatherings.

Decorated caramel apples on pedestal plate

Fall Party: Caramel Apples

Dip in to scrumptious fun with a fall-flavored caramel apple making party.

Jack-o'-lanterns on display in yard

Pumpkin-Carving Party Tips

Host a pumpkin-carving party of your own with these helpful party planning tips.

Your  idea for displaying old photos  inspired me to make reception table displays for my daughter’s wedding, using photos from her childhood and the groom’s. It’s a great way for us to be involved in the wedding, and will make great keepsakes. —Karen Nelson, LeClaire, Iowa

Idea Gallery: Mason Jar Frame

Childhood photos in mason jars add nostalgic charm to wedding decor.